History: Who We Are
Helping all individuals reach their full potential is central to MCC's mission. The college has a long tradition of offering developmental education services that assist students who are at a pre-college level attain the skills necessary to be successful in college-level coursework. This focus is emphasized through the Foundations for Academic Success & Community Service area's commitment to student success, student-centered learning, and teaching excellence.
"Making College Count through Motivation, Collaboration, and Connection"
Our Programs and Descriptions
- Early Childhood Education - ECED
The Early Childhood Educator program prepares the student for employment as a head teacher or director of childcare facilities. Learning opportunities center around curriculum planning, managing and teaching within a childcare facility. Skills essential to working with parents and children in a variety of settings and activities are stressed.
- English-as-a-Second Language - ESLX
Development level English-as-a-Second Language for-credit classes provide language instruction to non-native English speakers. Courses address grammar, writing, reading, conversation, and pronunciation skills.
- Human Services - HMSV
The Human Services program prepares the student for entry-level positions in public and private community agencies and institutions involved with helping professions. The human services worker is prepared to work as a team member, generally working under the direction of a professional, in providing help to the client.
- Reading and Learning Skills - RDLS
Reading and Learning Skills for-credit classes offer instruction in college reading and vocabulary skills, college study techniques, and workplace readiness.
Dr. Ken Jones, Dean
Carly Frost, Associate
Foundations for Academic Success and Community Services Faculty
Kathryn Rieken Gutshall